To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
The truth is more important than the facts.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.